Your Morning Bagel –  It’s your pick!

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30 Bagel Toppings: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Snacktime

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Author Jaredsgirl

Do you love bagels? Mmmm, warm, crunchy bread with soft doughy centers. It’s hard to go wrong with these delicious, breakfast and snack-time circles of joy. The only thing better than a bagel is a bagel topped with something tasty. In fact, I never eat a bagel plain, even a flavored one. I always put either cream cheese, peanut butter, or at the very least butter, on mine.

How to Perfectly Toast Your Bagel

  • Be sure to cut the bagel in half at its crease. I have a friend who started a small fire by putting an entire bagel into one slot of the toaster.
  • I have found that bagels hold their toppings best when the bagel is not toasted too dark. Set the toaster’s knob to a lower setting, a little below the middle point. This may mean you’ll have to toast the bagel twice, but the extra time to toast the bagel perfectly will be worth it.
  • The bagel should come out a light golden brown on the inside, and its outside should be slightly crunchy. This will make it easy to spread butter and toppings as they will gently melt into the bagel’s crevices.

Simple Topping Ideas

A smear of flavored yogurt on a wheat bagel makes a healthy snack or way to start the day.

A smear of flavored yogurt on a wheat bagel makes a healthy snack or way to start the day.

Butter or Margarine

One of the simplest and most delicious ways to enjoy a toasted bagel.

Cream Cheese

The classic. For ideas about how to flavor your cream cheese, see below.

Peanut Butter

I spread peanut butter on a wheat bagel every morning for breakfast.

Jam or Jelly

Delicious alone or combined with peanut butter or cream cheese.

Apple Butter

Works on its own because it is so creamy and smooth.

Marshmallow Fluff

Delicious on a not-too-sweet bagel, like plain or whole wheat.

Cinnamon Sugar

Toast and spread with butter or cream cheese first. Then sprinkle with one part cinnamon to two parts sugar.

Nutella

Spreadable chocolate-hazelnut mixture.

heese

Combine honey, cinnamon, and cream cheese for a delicious topping on a toasted bagel.

Flavor Mix in With Cream Cheese

Veggie

Finely chopped onion, cucumber, carrot, and herb.

Honey-Cinnamon

A spoonful of honey and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

Northwoods Blue Cheese

A few crumbles of blue cheese.

Strawberry

Pureed or mashed strawberries.

Garlic Herb

Garlic powder or minced garlic and dried herbs.

Honey Orange

A spoonful of honey and a splash of orange juice.

Ham

Finely chopped ham.

Tropical

Pureed or mashed mango, pineapple, and papaya.

Breakfast Bagel Toppings

Scrambled egg with ham or bacon on a toasted bagel.

Scrambled egg with ham or bacon on a toasted bagel.

Simply place a piece of cheese on a bagel and toast in a toaster oven.

Simply place a piece of cheese on a bagel and toast in a toaster oven.

Eggs

Scrambled, fried, or poached.

Egg and Cheese

Add a slice of cheese and make a bagel sandwich.

Egg, Cheese, and Bacon

Add four pieces of cooked bacon to your breakfast sandwich.

Egg, Cheese, and Sausage

Add one cooked sausage patty.

Egg, Cheese, and Ham

Cook one slice of ham and add to your breakfast bagel.

Lunch and Dinner Bagel Ideas

A bagel toasted with slices of turkey and cheese makes a delicious lunch, or even dinner!A bagel toasted with slices of turkey and cheese makes a delicious lunch, or even dinner!

A pizza bagel with sauce, mozzarella cheese, and pepperoni sausage.A pizza bagel with sauce, mozzarella cheese, and pepperoni sausage.

Spread a nice layer of cream cheese on each half of a toasted onion or garlic bagel, top with sliced cucumbers, and you've got a tasty sandwich.Spread a nice layer of cream cheese on each half of a toasted onion or garlic bagel, top with sliced cucumbers, and you’ve got a tasty sandwich.

Pizza

Spread each half bagel with pizza sauce. Layer mozzarella cheese and pepperoni sausage on top. Toast in oven for ten minutes.

Tuna Melt

Mix tuna and mayonnnaise and spread on each bagel half. Layer a tomato slice and cheese on each half. Toast in over for about ten minutes.

Meatball Sandwich

Cook frozen or fresh meatballs and cut into thin slices. Spread each bagel half with spaghetti sauce and layer slices of meatball. Top with mozzarella cheese and toast in oven for ten minutes.

Toasted Turkey Melt

Layer each bagel half with sliced turkey and cheese. Toast in oven for about ten minutes.

Ham & Cheese Melt

Layer each bagel half with sliced ham and cheese

Cream Cheese and Cucumbers

Delicious on an onion bagel! The cucumbe

Different Types of Bagels

PumpernickelPumpernickel

OnionOnion

BlueberryBlueberry

Honey wheatHoney wheat

What is your favorite flavor bagel?

source: https://delishably.com/baked-goods/bagel-toppings

23 thoughts on “Your Morning Bagel –  It’s your pick!

  1. There is little better in life than a perfectly toasted poppyseed bagel with fluffy plain cream cheese and sliced, freshly picked summer tomatoes :) !

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  2. I enjoy the blueberry or raisin bagels at Panera bread, with some of their fruit-flavored cream cheeses. Although last time I went there, they were out of cream cheese!!! Noooooo! Lol. 🙂

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    1. You got It! Garlic spread right? Or is it the garlic bagel or both? It is always a delight to inspire breakfast and brunch… Thanks for your feedback, and enjoy your coffee today!

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    1. I am so in agreement with you on a good morning bagel. I love the morning rush hour at the train depot. An assortment of bagels and coffee fills the air. ‘Ahh” everytime, to my invite. Hugs and Cheers to you dear Teagan, and thank you for your loving feedback.

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    1. Thanks fir stopping in and comnenting! The ingredients on that bagel sounds like ayummy mouthful for sure. It’s nice to know that Australia has gotten up to date with bagels. I think I would like whatever I could find in Australia to put on my bagel. I would be tempted to come up with my own bagel style, with an Aboriginal touch. Doubly delicious!!! I hope you are having a great day Peg and do have a restful weekend.

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